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have become my friends. there is julian. [applause] julian and served on the navy -- in the navy. . he is a published poet. he took his first trip to washington d.c. on and on our flight. next, i want to tell you about joe. he is gone -- he is accompanied today by his wife terese. many of you no joke, but you might not know why. his picture was taken in 1945 for the "life magazine." it was called the human skeleton, weighing only 70 pounds. his photograph became one of the most iconic images of world war two. it is only fitting that today is joe's 87th birthday. [applause] gio and julian's stories have been submitted to the veterans history project at the library of congress. for years and years, researchers and documentarian's can use those stories for their future projects. these two men represent a less than 2 million world war ii veterans living today, men and women who fought all across the world to defend and protect not only our country from harm, but something much more fundamental, our freedom. freedom is this big lofty ideal, it is a word used a lot in washington, d.c., but i
headed into today's 113th week navy owned army beating them the last ten times in a row. for most of this game army was right on target in completing an about face in this series. cadets were leading navy 13-10. sinking but there's army missing a field goal that would have given them a 6-point cushion. that allowed them to navigate a -- their senior brandon turner with a nice 29-yard hookup. he told me he's getting ready to be a u.s. marine. very next play, there is keenan reynolds the freshman from tennessee, 8-yard touchdown. and then with about a minute left in the game it's a fumble. navy fumbles -- excuse me. army fumbles on the navy 14- yard line and they hold on for a 17-13 victory. 11 straight over army. wins the commander in chief trophy for having more overall wins in air force than army. less than 24 hours from now the pregame hype will be gone with the wind once the washington redskins host the baltimore ravens who happen to be the 2 and a half point underdogs. >> we've only lost three games so our t -- believe they're doing that and it
julian and his daughter julie. [applause] he served in the navy as a cook and also on the burial disposal units were he buried both japanese and american soldiers. he is a published poet and took his first trip to washington, d.c., on and on a flight. next and what to tell you about joe. he is a company today by his wife. [applause] many of you know joe but you might not know why. that picture was taken of him in 1945 for the life magazine. he was called the human skeleton, weighing only 70 pounds. after suffering in a prison camp, his photograph became one of the most iconic images of world war ii. it is only fitting today is 87 per day. [applause] their stores have been submitted to bob patrick and the betterment history project at the library of congress. for years and years, researchers and documentarian's can find those interviews and news of those stories for the risch future products. these two men represent -- of their stories for future projects. freedom is a lofty ideal. it is used a lot here but i sometimes wonder if it has lost its potency. when joe was liberated, there was an
in the season, the spartans visited the east coast when they beat navy 12-3. this team around, the spartans will take in more of the sights of historic washington dc and enjoy the last time they'll be together for the season. >> we get to go through all these challenges together, victories and everything, so i think there's going to be some activities, touring and sightseeing and stuff like that. but on top of all of it, it's just going to be the last time for this group, these guys to be together. that'll be fun. >> the team hopes to have its first 10-plus winning season ever in spartan history with a victory over the falcons. >>> the nhl recently canceled more games through december 14th to the all-star game. and for san jose sharks season ticket holders, it means a little extra cash in their pocket. the sharks were forced to send refund checks to ticket holders who already paid the full price. and the sharks have only given up refunds on a month-to-month base it is. >>> 16 spartans have been named all western conference honors. they received offensive players honors. travis johnson was
yesterday. the army-navy showdown a classic. vice-president biden gets things underway with a coin toss and navy would open up the scoring, not to be outdone, army comes right back, and the quarterback with the 11 yard up the middle keeper there. and just out to the fourth. and navy down three, they go ahead with four minutes to go. and then two minutes left and as if things weren't tight enough. army with the winning score and they hand off and navy recovers with a 17-13 win and so broken up, crying, he had to be consoled by four star general, and navy has now beaten army. and you thought that college football was over for the year. >> what a great event. i live in phillies and friday nights in the city is filled with people and army thought they had it, but 11 straight. >> clayton: come on, army. let's check in with maria in for rick. >> good morning, everyone, we'll see a big shift in the weather pattern we've seen the last several weeks, very mild across the country and temperatures above average and enjoying basically very mild conditions for late fall and also early december, but
. maziel beat out mantei te'o and collin klein. >> i'm not an aggie but you have to give it to him. navy and army squared off in philly for commander in chief trophy. army had a chance to win but they fumbled the ball with just a minute left. navy wins the annual match-up
. the u.s. navy has moved two warships into the area. what do you make of it? >> they are vntsing their military and the pentagon and the united states military will always take that seriously. our intelligence services, of course, are trying to measure their intent. a the loof this intent has to do with their political influence in the region. they want to be on a stage that gives them prestige. from that, they usually get concessions from the south koreans. >> is this one of those petulent children acting up, trying to get attention? or do you think there is a legitimate threat from the long-range missile? >> there is a threat to the region, to be sure t. can reach alaska and eventually, develop a missile to reach islands of hawaii to be sure. we take that capability seriously. this is a road regime, the number-1 road regime in the world. as much as they have been there a long time and done nothing in terms ever conducting operations in the south and provoking another war, we do take them seriously, as we should. >> i want to talk to you about egypt, a lot of news out thereof. p
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